Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Bathgate, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1253551661
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Urgent requirement for an Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper for an immediate start with a well known organisation based in West Lothian.

Full time, Monday - Friday - 9-5 (flex)

12.00 to 14.00 per hour

Client Details

My client is a well known commerical services organisation based in West Lothian.

Description

Role Objective/Purpose

To assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts for group companies; to support the annual audit and forecasting and budgeting processes. To participate in maintaining accurate books and records for group companies. To continue to provide cover for group payroll.

Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain AP ledgers for foreign businesses including payment proposals
  • Maintain Bank reconciliations for multiple bank accounts
  • Update daily cash flow forecast model for actuals
  • Maintain EC Sales List, Intrastat and VAT returns for UK and International businesses
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
  • Conduct month-end tasks and activity, posting journals as required
  • Analyse expenditure periodically and compare to budget
  • Investigate issues, solve AP / Bookkeeping problems and recommend improvement in processes
  • Prepare daily and weekly reporting as and when required
  • Cover monthly payroll duties
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties defined by the Company to ensure business objectives/requirements are met.

Profile
  • Qualified AAT or significant 4 years of background working in similar roles
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good numerical and financial skills

Job Offer

Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper for an immediate start with a well known organisation based in West Lothian.

Full time, Monday - Friday - 9-5 (flex)

12.00 to 14.00 per hour

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